One in five transport business leaders believe there is considerable potential for the use of robots working in the industry within the next decade. A report from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) found that jobs in transport and distribution, finance, accounting and the media are most likely to be automated over the next 10 years. In the UK, 13% of employers think more than 30% of jobs will become automated. The estimates of high impact automation vary widely by […]
Two man delivery group Panther Warehousing plans to launch a Sunday delivery service later this year, following a successful take up of the Saturday service the group launched in 2013.
There must be greater separation of cyclists from other traffic, more education of the risk large vehicles pose, and continuing efforts by LGV operators to enhance vehicle safety if more cycling deaths are to be avoided.
Six fuel delivery operators face further talks at Acas after tanker drivers represented by union Unite rejected proposals regarding employment security. The union, which represents some 1,200 tanker drivers will now seek further talks with DHL, BP, Wincanton, Norbert Dentressangle, Turners (Soham) and Hoyer. Delegates at the union say that while progress had been made on health, safety and training, proposals on maintaining standards, security of employment and sub-contracting did not give Unite confidence that the problems they describe as […]